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Alsatian bubbly duo

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While Champagne is the best known of all sparkling wines (deservedly so), there are other parts of France that also produce bubbly and at modest pricing. Wines like this pair from Luicen Albrecht are affordable, tasty and…

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A Cracked Top 100

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Wine Spectator magazine has an annual “event” they call the Top 100. It is their combined editor’s opinions on what wines make up the best 100 wines they reviewed in the current year. For retailers…

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Wine tips

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I use HootSuite for keeping up with theTwitter verse and have a large selection of wine related search columns that I browse once or twice a day. Sometimes I run across questions or suggestions that I answer or…

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Precision

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When I think of things German, this is a word that often comes to mind. I’ll bet I’m not the only one, as it seems like a common notion to associate precision with things German….

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Stick to the Brut

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No, I’m not talking about the classic men’s fragrance from Fabergé. I’m talking about the Brut Premier fromChampagne Louis Roederer, a wine I’ve enjoyed a few times over the past year. The wine you see to your…

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French for bizarre

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Champagne Zarb is one of the more interesting discoveries of 2010. First of all, this wine was delivered to me as aFREE SAMPLE without my foreknowledge of its arrival. I’m not really sure how it came to…

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